Personal Health

Friday, February 26, 2016


Drug Discovery Paradigm Targets Tau Protein Aggregation Linked to the Alzheimer's Disease

Type 2 diabetes: blood pressure drugs may be harmful for some patients

Why Daily Weight Lifting Can Be Dangerous

Insecticide-Treated Nets May Still Prevent Malaria Despite Mosquito Resistance

Zika Virus Infection Confirmed or Being Investigated in 19 Pregnant Women in US, CDC Says

Research on Treatments for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

An Insurance Penalty From Postpartum Depression

Potential Treatment for Huntington's Disease, Found Effective, Safe in Mice, Monkeys

Infant Gets Life-Saving Heart Transplant Moments After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Being Overweight Linked to Poorer Memory

An Easy Fix for Vertigo

Researchers Develop 3-D Printed Diagnostic Device That Can Rapidly Detect Anemia

CDC: flu vaccine on track to be more effective this year

For little girl born without a jaw, doctors create one

Case study: Zika virus causes stillbirth?

Is there a sleeping pill, car crash connection?

DMT: Facts, Effects and Health Risks


Thursday, February 25, 2016


Team Suppresses Oxidative Stress, Neuronal Death Associated With Alzheimer's Disease

First Uterus Transplant in U.S. Bolsters Pregnancy Hopes of Many

Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified

High-salt diet may harm liver

One in Four Cases of Colorectal Cancer Diagnosed Within Two Years of a Negative Screening Result

Iraq War Veteran Loses 25 Pounds to Be Liver Donor for Ailing Coworker

Pancreatic Cancer: Major Breakthrough in Our Understanding of the Mechanisms of the Disease

Teen Invites Cancer-Stricken Sister to His First High School Dance

Physically Active Individuals Cope Better With Heart Attacks

Endoscope-i: a pocket-sized game changer

Infection-Fighting Bandages for Serious Burns

Breaching blood-brain barrier enables chemotherapy to zap glioblastoma

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Study finds change in Colo. ER rates after pot legalization

Researchers Uncover Risks of Some Herbal Medicines for Cancer Patients

The lowdown on 'legal' highs

Moving Around More Linked to Longer Life

Study finds change in Colo. ER rates after pot legalization

Source of Cells Used to Generate New Tissue May Be Important to Personalized Medicine

How skin cells could help fight cancer

Potential Diagnostic for Dengue Fever Outcomes Based on Metabolomic Profiles

Hospital warns patients of possible HIV, hepatitis exposure

Sugar Rush Shrinks Brain Cell Powerhouse

3 pregnant women diagnosed with Zika in Florida

Stem Cell Technique Makes Sperm in a Dish

Can talcum powder really cause cancer?

Mirror Mirror: Snail Shells Offer Clue in Unravelling Common Origins of Body Asymmetry

Precision medicine aims to revolutionize health care

Experimental Ebola Antibody Protects Monkeys

Could too much exercise be toxic?

Mental Abilities Are Shaped by Individual Differences in the Brain

New study of NBA player's hearts could save lives of athletes

Link Between ADHD, Vision Impairment in Children

Heart Damage Can Be Prevented by Overexpression of Heme Oxygenase-1

Understanding the Role of Human Polyomaviruses in Cancer

Researchers Work to Block Harmful Behavior of Key Alzheimer's Enzyme

Heart Failure Is Associated With Increased Acetylation of Metabolic Proteins

New Front Opens in Battle Against Stroke

High Side Effects, High Cost, One Month Gain in 53 Percent of Elderly Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Leaky Lymphatics Lead to Obesity in Mice

Parental Pressure Pushes Young Athletes to Doping


Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Obese Women

How Exercise May Lower Cancer Risk

Tackling Zika Using Bacteria as a Trojan Horse

I Donít Drink Coffee. Should I Start?

Regulation of Parkinson's Disease Inflammatory Responses by a MicroRNA

Vaginal seeding: more risks than benefits?

Cardiologists Use 3-D Printing to Personalize Treatment for Heart Disease

Treating Incontinence in Women with Osteoporosis

Scientists Tune Switch for Contraction to Fix Heart Disease

Could IBS, migraines and tension headaches be genetically linked?

Could a Bacteria-Killing Protein Lead to a New Treatment for Diabetes?

NYC Can Require Restaurant Chains to Display Sodium Warning Icons, Judge Rules

How Does COPD Care by Physicians Compare With Nurse Practitioners/physician Assistants?

Trehalose sugar may help prevent fatty liver disease

After Win Against Johnson & Johnson in Talcum Powder Lawsuit, Son Honors His Late Mother

Chikungunya: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Low amino acids in diet linked to stunted growth in children

Womenís heart disease symptoms often overlooked, study shows

Mental activity may not stave off Alzheimer's progression

"Never give up": Teen with rare disorder inspires team

Placebos: How Do They Work? What Is The Placebo Effect?

Exercise + Schoolwork = Better test scores?

Fish and pregnancy: mercury exposure outweighed by beneficial effects

Computers Can Tell If You're Bored, Shows New Study

Brain cancer survivor thrives on music as therapy

Pancreatic Cancer Is Four Diseases, Each With New Treatment Possibilities

Zika virus: CDC investigating more possible cases of sexual transmission

What Will Emerging Genetic Tools for Mitochondrial DNA Replacement Mean for Patients?

HPV rates fallen sharply in young women since vaccine introduced

Unconventional Treatment Strategy Controls -- Rather Than Eradicates -- Cancer


Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Chocolate may boost cognitive function

Identical Twin Sister Moms Welcome Second Set of Twins Weeks Apart

Fat Cells Outlive Skinny Ones

CDC investigates more U.S. Zika cases possibly transmitted sexually

CDC: Half of black gay men will be diagnosed with HIV

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs may be overcome by 'breaking down their walls'

Could air pollution be making us fat?

Parents do not rate flu vaccine as highly as other childhood vaccines

Racial disparities persist in some types of cancer

mHealth solutions: the future of health care

How artificial hearts could one day make transplants history

Seasonal affective disorder: first human gene mutation discovered

Food-Based Proteins Discovered as Key to Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries

In Texas, a race to find a vaccine for Zika

New Therapeutic Pathway May Keep Cancer Cells Turned 'Off'

What are Kegel exercises?

How Sweet Can You Get? Plant-Derived Sweetener Thaumatin Becomes 1.7 Times Sweeter After Amino Acid Swap

The biggest distractions that cause car crashes

Body's Immune System May Play Larger Role in Alzheimer's Disease Than Thought

Macrolide antibiotics 'do not increase risk of heart arrhythmia, death'

New Virus Transmission Route Discovered in Pigs


Monday, February 22, 2016


For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research

Colorado Boy Turning Into 'Stone' Because of Rare Skin Condition

Why Pertussis is Making a Comeback

Mastectomies Increased 36 Percent From 2005 to 2013, Report Finds

Not Every Drop of a Personís Blood Is the Same, a Study Says

A Do-It-Yourself Revolution in Diabetes Care

Itís Possible to Grow a 3-D Printed Ear on a Mouseís Back

Superbug Review Warns We Ignore Wildlife at Our Peril

Unfurling proteins that pierce membranes could help with drug delivery

Using Sugar to Detect Malignant Tumors

Chicken soup for colds and flu: Does it really help?

Promising Respiratory Drug Focus of New Clinical Trial for Parkinson's Disease

Consensus on genomic classification of bladder cancer makes progress

Crafting a Better T Cell for Immunotherapy

A little weight loss equals big health benefits

Seeing Cancer in 3-D

Is height, weight linked to rise in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Zebrafish Embryos Exposed to Atrazine Pass on Health Problems to Their Young

TBI: drug shows promise for reducing harmful brain inflammation

New Surgical Technique Improves Biological Hip Joint Replacement

How to protect yourself from hospital-acquired infections

Dried Plums Provide Protection from Bone Loss Due to Radiation, Study Shows

Macrolide antibiotics 'do not increase risk of heart arrhythmia, death'

Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Treat Rare Hereditary Muscle Disease Shows Promise

The "Charlie Sheen effect" on HIV prevention

Toddler Screening Essential for Autism Detection Despite National Task Force's Reservation

Money worries drive physical pain, study finds

Some Distractions While Driving Are More Risky Than Others, Researchers Say

HPV vaccine is having a big impact, study shows

Bat 'Super Immunity' Could Help Protect People

How much water should I drink each day?

Tracking Prejudices in the Brain


Sunday, February 21, 2016


How graphic warnings on cigarette packets influence smokers' brains

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to low breast milk supply


Saturday, February 20, 2016


Viagra relieves life-threatening condition in swimmers and divers

Moderate drinking could lower heart attack, heart failure risk